deluge

  1. an overwhelming number or amount
  2. a heavy rain
  3. the rising of a body of water and its overflowing onto normally dry land

Deluge

• (n.) Fig.: Anything which overwhelms, or causes great destruction. • (v. t.) To overflow with water; to inundate; to overwhelm. • (n.) A washing away; an overflowing of the land by water; an inundation; a flood; specifically, The Deluge, the great flood in the days of Noah (Gen. vii.). • (v. t.) To overwhelm, as with a deluge;...
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deluge

1. A washing away; an overflowing of the land by water; an inundation; a flood; specifically, The Deluge, the great flood in the days of Noah . ... 2. Anything which overwhelms, or causes great destruction. 'The deluge of summer.' 'A fiery deluge fed With ever-burning sulphur unconsumed.' (Milton) 'As I grub up some quaint old fragment of a [London...
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deluge

flood verb fill quickly beyond capacity; as with a liquid; `the basement was inundated after the storm`; `The images flooded his mind`
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Deluge

[fireboat, 1923] Deluge is a fireboat (also referred to as a firefighting tug) in New Orleans, Louisiana. Built by Johnson Drydock & Shipbuilding Co. of New Orleans in 1923, she was declared a National Historic Landmark in 1989. She was the nation’s second oldest fireboat at the time. In March 1930, a fire broke out on the freighter Scant...
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Deluge

[fireboat, 1949] Deluge was a fireboat built for the Milwaukee, Wisconsin fire department. She was christened on 1 April 1949. According to The Milwaukee Journal, ```Deluge will be the most modern and one of the most powerful fire fighting craft west of New York city.`` Deluge had a low enough profile to proceed under the State Street Bascu...
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Deluge

[firefighting tug] From All Music Guide — Web site is ...
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Deluge

[history] The term Deluge (Роtор, Tvanas, Cyrillic: Потоп) denotes a series of mid-17th century campaigns in the Polish–Lithuanian Commonwealth. In a wider sense it applies to the period between the Khmelnytsky (Chmielnicki) Uprising of 1648 and the Truce of Andrusovo in 1667, thus comprising the Polish–Lithuanian theatres of t...
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Deluge

[software] Deluge is a free software, open source and cross-platform BitTorrent client written with Python and GTK+. The program uses the libtorrent-rasterbar C++ library as its backend for torrent networking functionality through the project`s own Python bindings. Alongside the full version, a portable version is offered which does not req...
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Deluge

Del'uge noun [ French déluge , Latin diluvium , from diluere wash away; di- = dis- + luere , equiv. to lavare to wash. See Lave , and confer Diluvium .] 1. A washing away; an overflowing of the land by water; an inundation; a flood; s...
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Deluge

Del'uge transitive verb [ imperfect & past participle Deluged ; present participle & verbal noun Deluging .] 1. To overflow with water; to inundate; to overwhelm. « The deluged earth would useless grow.» B...
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Deluge

Deluge (del'yOOj) , in the Bible, the overwhelming flood that covered the earth and destroyed every living thing except the family of Noah and the creatures in his ark. Archaeology has yielded little trace of the biblical flood, but some oceanographers and geophysicists have speculated that the ...
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deluge

great flood heavy rush of water 
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Deluge

In Hebrew mythology, the deluge or great flood was the universal inundation which, according to the Mosaic history, took place to punish the great iniquity of mankind. It was produced, according to Genesis, by a rain of forty days; and covered the earth 15 cubits above the tops of the highest mountains, and killed every living creature except Noah,...
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deluge

the rising of a body of water and its overflowing onto land
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deluge

[v] - fill quickly beyond capacity
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